Recent Ph.D. Graduates


Name Position Advisor Dissertation Title
Erina Paul   Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI   Sanjib Basu   Approximate Bayesian Computation in Nonparametric Bayesian Models
Khulan Luvsandash   Incept Data Solutions, Herndon, VA   Nader Ebrahimi   Change Point Detection for Dependent Spatial-temporal Data
Sougata Dhar   University of Maine, Orono   Qingkai Kong   Lyapunov-Type Inequlalities and Applications to Boundary Value Problems


Name Position Advisor Dissertation Title
Arnab Maity   Texas A&M (postdoc)   Sanjib Basu   Bayesian Variable Selection in Linear and Non-Linear Models
Benjamin Wallis   University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta   Gleb Sirotkin   The Almost Invariant Halfspace Problem
Andrew Wang   Kishwaukee College, Malta, IL   Harvey Blau   Constrained and Coxeter Table Algebras


Name Position Advisor Dissertation Title
Tyler Mitchell   Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA   Harvey Blau   Fusion Rings with Degrees 1 and 4
Steven Kifowit   Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IL   Greg Ammar   A Divide-And-Conquer Split Schur Algorithm
Herman Schaumburg   Piedmont Community College, Roxboro NC   Doug Bowman   Combinatorial Interpretations of Continued Fractions with Multiple Limit Points
Qi Jiang   Abbott Laboratories, Chicago, IL   Sanjib Basu   Flexible Modeling of Competing Risks and Cure Rate in Survival Analysis


Name Position Advisor Dissertation Title
Caroline Kettlestrings   Nokia Co, Chicago, IL   Harvey Blau   A Classification of Class Two and Class Three Nilpotent Table Algebras
Angela Antonou   St. Francis University, Joliet IL   Harvey Blau   Characterization of Table Algebras by Their Multiplicities
Jeremy Chamberlain   Rock Valley College, Rockford, IL   Qingkai Kong   Nodal Solutions of Nonlocal Integral Boundary Value Problem
Allen Montz   Allstate Corporation, Northbrook, IL   Hamid Bellout, Fred Bloom   Some Bipolar Viscous Fluid Flow Problems in Rigid and Compliant Domains
Paul McCombs   Rock Valley College, Rockford, IL   Alan Zollman   Analysis of second Semester Calculus Students' Understanding of Series and Series Convergenee


Name Position Advisor Dissertation Title
Tom St George   Carroll Univ. Waukesha, WI   Qingkai Kong   Nodal Solutions of Nonlinear Boundary Value Problems with Multi-point Boundary Conditions
Jayleen Wangle   Bradley Univ. Peoria, IL   Alan Zollman   Calculus Student Understanding of Continuity
Rita Patel   College of DuPage, Chicago, IL   Ellen Hines, Alan Zollman   A Mixed Methods Analysis of Calculus Students' Understanding of Slope and Derivative Concepts
Chris Bailey   College of DuPage, Chicago, IL   Yoopyo Hong   The MP Algorithm and Its Applications
Santu Ghosh   School of Medicine, Wayne State University Detroit, MI Alan Polansky   Smoothed Bootstrap Percentile Ellipsoidal Confidence Region for Mean Vectors
Kristin McCullough   Grand View University, Des Moines, IA   Nader Ebrahimi   An Application of Statistics in Nanotechnology
Patrick Sugrue   Rock Valley College, Rockford, IL   Zhuan Ye   Non-meromorphic Solutons to Differential Equations
Christine Leroux   Orange County Community College, State University of New York   John Beachy, Harvey Blau   On Universal Localization of Non-Commutative Noetherian Rings
Qian Dong   Beijing, China   Sanjib Basu   Modeling Dependence and Regression Analysis in Competing Risk Cure Rate Models
Susan Ficken   Mississippi University for Women   Doug Bowman   Asymptotics for the Zero of a Basic Hypergeometric Function in Three Parameters


Name Position Advisor Dissertation Title
Michael Decaro   North Central College, Naperville, IL   Richard Blecksmith   Representations of mx^2+ny^2
David Kettlestrings   Nokia Co, Chicago, IL   Jeff Thunder   Some Results on Heights and Extensions of Function Fields Over a Finite Field
Arpita Chatterjee   Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA   Sanjib Basu   Bayesian Inference of Mixed Effects Models for Sparse Binary Data

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